Artist Talk: Katharina Grosse


From 12 June 2015


Artist Talk: Katharina GrosseArtist Talk: Katharina Grosse


Artist Talk: Katharina Grosse

Friday, June 12, 18:00–19:00

Garage Education Center

Free admission


Challenging perceptions of what painting is, Katharina Grosse’s installations often border on aesthetic vandalism. Each work simultaneously produces a multitude of perspectives, as well as a complete breakdown of definitions. In this talk, Grosse will expand on her current site-specific installation yes now why later at Garage and share insights into her specific understanding of painting as a complex, “pre-linguistic” space. The talk will be an opportunity to draw unexpected parallels with her work and the way in which installation has developed within the tradition of contemporary art in Russia.


Katharina Grosse was born in 1961 in Freiburg, Germany and currently lives and works in Berlin. Recent exhibitions include: Inside the Speaker, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany (2014); Wizz Eyelashes, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden (2014); Two Younger Women Come in and Pull out a Table, De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, Netherlands (2013); Third Man Begins Digging Through Her Pockets, MOCA Cleveland, Ohio, USA (2012); and All the World’s Futures, 56th Venice Biennale, Italy (2015). Grosse has been a professor at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf since 2010.